By Craig Johnson
Walt investigates a demise by way of poison during this gripping novel from the long island occasions bestselling writer of The chilly Dish and As the Crow Flies, the second one within the Walt Longmire secret sequence, the foundation for LONGMIRE, the hit A&E unique drama series Fans of Ace Atkins, Nevada Barr and Robert B. Parker will love Craig Johnson, New York instances bestselling writer of Hell Is Empty and As the Crow Flies, who garnered either compliment and an enthusiastic readership together with his acclaimed debut novel that includes Sheriff Walt Longmire, The chilly Dish, the first within the Walt Longmire secret sequence, the foundation for LONGMIRE, the hit A&E unique drama sequence. Now Johnson takes us again to the rugged panorama of Absaroka County, Wyoming, for Death with out Company. while Mari Baroja is located poisoned on the Durant domestic for Assisted residing, Sheriff Longmire is drawn into an research that reaches fifty years into the mysterious woman’s dramatic Basque previous. Aided by means of his pal Henry status endure, Deputy Victoria Moretti, and newcomer Santiago Saizarbitoria, Sheriff Longmire needs to attach the threat of the previous to the current to discover the killer between them.
By Steven Saylor
On a relax January night in fifty six B.C., unusual viewers to Rome - an Egyptian ambassador and a eunuch priest - hunt down Gordianus the Finder whose strong point is fixing murders. however the ambassador, a thinker named Dio, has come to invite for whatever Gordianus can't provide - assist in staying alive. prior to the evening is out, he'll be murdered.
Now Gordianus starts his most deadly case. employed to enquire Dio's dying through a gorgeous lady with a scandalous attractiveness, he'll keep on with a path of political intrigue into the top circles of strength and the city's such a lot hidden arenas of debauchery. There Gordianus will research not anything is because it turns out - now not the damning proof he uncovers, now not the suspect he sends to trial, now not even the genuine fact in the back of Dio's dying which lies in secrets and techniques - now not of kingdom, yet of the heart.
By Carolyn Keene
Nancy turns into fascinated about one other secret while she accepts a call for participation from Mrs. Chantrey, a consumer of Mr. Drew, to holiday at her cottage in a picturesque beach city. Carson Drew has promised to affix his daughter, yet fails to reach. The alarming disappearance of Mr. Drew and the extraordinary conditions surrounding his rescue are just the beginning of a chain of hugely risky adventures for Nancy and her associates Bess and George. Mrs. Chantrey’s tale a couple of within sight Cliffside cave seemingly inhabited by means of a ghost intrigues Nancy and she or he makes a decision to enquire. numerous worried townspeople declare to have noticeable an apparition and heard the unusual sounds of a tolling bell ahead of water rushes from the cave. Will Nancy notice the real explanation for those mysterious occurences?
By Steve Martini
The Attorney, which marked the go back of Steve Martini's lawyer-sleuth Paul Madriani, used to be hailed for its "well-observed court maneuverings" (The Christian technology Monitor) and "crisp discussion and tart observations" (Publishers Weekly). Now Martini offers the main daunting capital case of Madriani's career.
Paul Madriani has considerable cause to suspect he is representing a responsible guy. Dr. David Crone, a revered scientific researcher and crucial in mapping the human genome, is charged with the homicide of a tender colleague: twenty-six-year-old Kalista Jordan, an African-American learn general practitioner whose physique washed up on a seashore in San Diego Bay. Forensic proof hyperlinks her homicide with fabric in Crone's storage. Crone had either chance and cause: Kalista had lately ended their affair, and should were deserting him professionally besides, relocating directly to a rival genetic learn facility. even if, whilst a key witness for the prosecution dies by surprise, leaving an incriminating word in the back of, Crone's innocence turns out confirmed-until Madriani hits upon a most likely damning unfastened finish.
By Denise Swanson
New York occasions Bestselling Scumble River Series
A nasty school feud leaves one Scumble River instructor belly-up. . . .
Her honeymoon could have been under enjoyable, yet Skye Boyd née Denison remains to be excessive on marital bliss along with her new husband, Wally. the truth that their relations is set to get greater is much more intriguing, no matter if Skye is facing morning sickness—and attempting to cover the scoop from her ever-meddling mom, May.
But Skye fast comes crashing down from cloud 9 whilst the physique of 1 of her coworkers, technological know-how instructor and volleyball trainer Blair Hucksford, is located within the university swimming pool. The challenging coach used to be at the undesirable part of virtually every body on employees and plenty of of the women on her group, leaving Skye to style via a massive roster of suspects. Now she needs to work out which wronged celebration was once mad sufficient to kill, and quickly—before another individual on the town will get got rid of. . . .
By Peter Robinson
Two murders . . . cities . . .
A girl sits in a wheelchair perched on a cliff excessive above the ocean, her throat slit from ear to ear . . .
In a maze of slim alleys in the back of a industry sq., a teenaged woman has been murdered after an evening of drunken revelries along with her friends.
A pair of bad crimes, the first—a possible mindless homicide of a helpless paraplegic—falls to Inspector Annie Cabbot, on mortgage to a neighborhood police division. The poor demise of younger Hayley Daniels turns into leader Inspector Alan Banks's investigation.
But shattering revelations threaten to evoke the sound asleep demons of previous, darker occasions, and extra blood is within the offing while the 2 situations brutally and unexpectedly collide.
By Norman Mailer
Norman Mailer friends into the recesses and buried virtues of the trendy American male in an excellent crime novel that transcends style. while Tim Madden, an unsuccessful author residing on Cape Cod, awakes with a grotesque hangover, a painful tattoo on his higher arm, and a severed girl head in his marijuana stash, he has nearly no reminiscence of the evening ahead of. As he reconstructs the lacking hours, Madden runs afoul of retired prizefighters, intercourse addicts, mediums, former cons, a world-weary ex-girlfriend, and his personal father, outdated now yet nonetheless a Herculean determine. Stunningly conceived and vividly composed, Tough men Don’t Dance represents Mailer on the height of his powers.
Praise for Tough men Don’t Dance
“Spectacular . . . [Norman Mailer] makes each observe count number, like a grasp knife thrower zinging stilettos in a circle round your head.”—People
“As brash, brooding and eventually spell binding because the writer himself . . . [Mailer moves a] marvelous stability among humor and horror.”—New York Daily News
“A high-quality page-turner of a homicide secret . . . jam-packed with nice characters, affected by lifeless our bodies and replete with believable suspects.”—Chicago Tribune
“[Tough men Don’t Dance] has that fascinating Mailer bravado.”—The ny Times
Praise for Norman Mailer
“[Norman Mailer] loomed over American letters longer and bigger than the other author of his generation.”—The manhattan Times
“A author of the best and such a lot reckless talent.”—The New Yorker
“Mailer is essential, an American treasure.”—The Washington Post
“A devastatingly alive and unique inventive mind.”—Life
“Mailer is fierce, brave, and reckless and approximately every thing he writes has sections of headlong brilliance.”—The big apple overview of Books
“The greatest brain and mind's eye [in smooth] American literature . . . not like almost about each American author due to the fact that Henry James, Mailer has controlled to develop and develop into richer in knowledge with every one new book.”—Chicago Tribune
“Mailer is a grasp of his craft. His language contains you thru the tale like a leaf on a stream.”—The Cincinnati Post
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By Patricia Highsmith
"Ripley is an unmistakable descendant of Gatsby, that 'penniless younger guy with no previous' who will cease at nothing."―Frank Rich
Now a part of American movie and literary lore, Tom Ripley, "a bisexual psychopath and paintings forger who murders with no regret whilst his comforts are threatened" (New York instances publication Review), used to be Patricia Highsmith's favourite construction. In those volumes, we discover Ripley ensconced on a French property with a prosperous spouse, a world-class artwork assortment, and a earlier to conceal. In Ripley less than Ground (1970), an paintings forgery is going awry and Ripley is threatened with publicity; in The Boy Who Ripley (1980), Highsmith explores Ripley's bizarrely paternal dating with a bothered younger runaway, whose abduction attracts them into Berlin's seamy underworld; and in Ripley below Water (1991), Ripley is faced through a snooping American couple keen about the disappearance of an paintings collector who visited Ripley years prior to. greater than the other American literary personality, Ripley offers "a lens to see into the sinister machinations of human habit" (John Freeman, Pittsburgh Gazette).
By Carolyn Keene
Little does Nancy Drew notice the adventures forward while she makes an attempt to forestall a guy from stealing a woman's handbag. Nancy turns into entangled in a global of toxic dolls, stolen possessions, and hazardous gypsies.